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Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

01/20/2017

Loan Scarcity Dampening Outlook for CLOs

Collateralized loan obligation professionals are fretting over declining yields in the corporate-debt market.

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01/13/2017

New-Issue Lag Drives Secondary Trading

With the supply of new structured-finance deals off to a slow start this year, secondary-market trading is running strong.

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01/06/2017

Deal Flood Tests Rating Agency's Capacity

A late-year flurry of collateralized loan obligations exposed a potential limitation to issuance volume: the workloads rating-agency analysts are able to...

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12/16/2016

Chinese Buyers Scoop Up American CLOs

At least two institutions in China recently bought U.S. collateralized loan obligation securities on the new-issue market for the first time.

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12/09/2016

Small-Business Lender Unwinds Securities

A management shakeup at CAN Capital reflects trouble the small-business lender is having with its only securitization to date.

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12/02/2016

Reg AB Sways Timing of Huntington Deal

Huntington National Bank’s latest auto-loan securitization offers a glimpse into how a little-discussed component of the SEC’s new Regulation...

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11/18/2016

SFIG Offers Marketplace-Loan Guidelines

The Structured Finance Industry Group is developing a set of recommended practices for issuers of bonds backed by marketplace-originated personal...

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11/11/2016

Parekh Recruited for Mortgage-Conduit Effort

An investment management firm with a mortgage-investing unit has tapped veter-an banker Ketan Parekh to develop a securitization business.

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11/04/2016

Spreads Widening as CLOs Crowd Market

A recent decline in funding costs for collateralized loan obligations has reversed course.

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10/28/2016

Risk-Transfer Notes Showing Cracks

A long-running rally in the market for risk-transfer bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac appears to be over.

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10/21/2016

Piper Jaffray Prop Team Resets Emphasis

Two Piper Jaffray staffers have turned their focus away from mortgage-bond purchases and toward arranging securitizations for clients.

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10/14/2016

European Issuers Crowding Into Market

Europe’s near-term issuance pipeline is growing.

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